PAULA M. DILLON 

Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Phone:  (201) 656-5232
                   (201) 479-2895
Fax:          (201) 656-7270
CONTACT

Areas of Practice

Age Discrimination
Appellate Practice
Auto Accident
Commercial
Construction Site
Disability Discrimination
Employee Rights, Wrongful Termination
Employment Discrimination 
(NJ Law Against Discrimination, Title VII)
Employment Law
Environmental and Toxic Torts
Ethnic Discrimination
Failure to Pay Overtime (Fair Labor Standards Act)
Failure to Pay Wages Under Prevailing Wage Act (PWA)
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Fraud and Misrepresentation
Harassment
Hostile Work Environment
Medical and Legal Malpractice
National Origin Discrimination
Personal Injury
Pregnancy Discrimination
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Race Discrimination
Railroad Injuries and Illnesses
Religious Discrimination
Severance Agreements
Sex and Gender Discrimination
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Unemployment Appeals
Wage and Hour Issues
Whistle Blower Retaliation (CEPA)
Workers' Compensation
Workers' Compensation Retaliation

Bar Admissions

New Jersey, 1992
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1992
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2010

Education

Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
J.D. - 1990
Rutgers College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
B.A. - 1982
Major: Political Science

Representative Cases

Laila Elmiry v. Wachovia Corporation (2007)
Louise Stewart v. County of Hudson (2011)
Alvin Cordero v. AFI Food Service LLC (2012)
Segundo Rojas V. Acuity Brands Lighting Inc. (2014)
Borough of Ringwood v. Board of Review, Department of Labor and Barbara Ficken (2016)
Fred Bonda v City of Elizabeth, Elizabeth Fire Department and Thomas MacNamara, Former Fire Inspector Awarded $2,750,000.00 in Whistle Blower Case (Court Union County Superior Court 2017)

Professional Associations and Memberships

New Jersey State Bar Association
Hudson County Bar Association
NCJW, Greater Teaneck Section, Evening Group, Past President
Teaneck Community Charter School Community Organization, Past President
Democratic Municipal Committee, Teaneck, NJ, Former Committee Representative
Temple Emeth, Teaneck, NJ, Member, Board of Trustees, Past President
American Association for Justice (AAJ)
National Employment Lawyers Association – NJ (NELA)

Past Employment Positions

Hon. Leonard S. Sachar, Superior Court, Union, NJ, Law Clerk
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